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Jan 12, 2015 6:10 pm

Jon Jones Coach Recounts Story Of Jones Revealing He Failed Drug Test

By now it is well known that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones failed a random, pre-fight drug test prior to his UFC 182 showdown against Daniel Cormier. What wasn’t known however, was that Jones own coaches didn’t know that he had failed the drug test. His head striking coach Brandon Gibson talks about how...

Jan 12, 2015 3:22 pm

Anderson Silva Unanimously Approved For License To Fight At UFC 183

Earlier today, the NSAC held a hearing, on the agenda was former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who was required to appear in front of the commission as he is over 35 years of age, and applying for a license to fight. Silva was unanimously approved for a license by all 5 members of the...

Jan 12, 2015 2:05 pm

Officials cancel UFC Fight Night event planned for March 7

A UFC Fight Night event tentatively planned for March 7 is no longer taking place. MMAjunkie recently confirmed the news with UFC officials that the event, tentatively labeled “UFC Fight Night 62”, has been scratched from the 2015 schedule. Windsor, Ontario, Canada had been rumored to be the host city for the UFC Fight Night 62 event,...

Jan 12, 2015 11:12 am

Randy Couture On Jon Jones Drug Test: ‘It Raises A Whole Bunch Of Questions’

Recently it was revealed that Jon Jones tested positive for Benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in a pre-fight drug test. Following the announcement, many UFC fighters, fans, former fighters, and celebrities, began to give their thoughts on the situation. Randy Couture offered his thoughts on the situation in an interview with Submission Radio: “Well...


Jan 12, 2015 10:42 am

Lorenzo Fertitta Explains Why The UFC Booked Fight Night Boston On A Sunday

UFC fans may have scratched their heads when they saw UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Siver was booked for a Sunday, and understandably so as the UFC has never held an event on a Sunday. To make matters even stranger, the UFC booked the event in Boston, just a short drive from Gillette stadium, where...

Jan 12, 2015 10:03 am

Winkeljohn Talks Jon Jones Failed Drug Test: ‘We Still Stand Behind Jon’

Following UFC 182, news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a pre-fight random drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. Jones entered a rehab facility in New Mexico following the news of the drug test results surfacing, and no action has been taken by the commission due to the...

Jan 12, 2015 9:33 am

Paul Redmond Steps In On Short Notice For UFC on FOX 14

Irish standout Paul Redmond has stepped in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic on January 24th at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Redmond is stepping in for an injured Alan Omer who announced via Facebook he injured himself in training. Post by Alan Omer. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Translated: ‘So my dear friends...

Jan 12, 2015 8:37 am

‘UFC Rising: Conor McGregor’ Special Premiers tonight

In preparation for Conor McGregor’s showdown against Dennis Siver, Sunday January 18th, Fox Sports 1 will be airing a 30-minute special premiering tonight at 4:30 p.m. PT. The special revolves around Conor McGregor, as he prepares for a fight that could earn him a title shot against reigning champion Jose Aldo, should he win. The...

Jan 12, 2015 5:03 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Books 4 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been busy recently booking several bouts for upcoming events, and they made a big shift to an upcoming card. Now’s your chance to get caught up with the recent happenings in the match-making world, get caught up with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau,...

Jan 12, 2015 5:02 am

Henderson: ‘Cormier Should Have Wrestled Jones More’

Earlier this month, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision in a highly anticipated ‘Bad Blood’ match. Prior to fighting Jones however, Cormier met Dan Henderson in the Octagon at UFC 173 where he put on a spectacular performance that consisted of Henderson being rag-dolled. Needless to say, Henderson has...

Jan 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Champion: ‘UFC Reebok Deal Is Bad For UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and did so again recently when he was asked about the UFC’s new deal with Reebok. The deal, which the UFC announced at the end of 2014, will see all UFC fighters wearing a uniform in the Octagon, during...

Jan 11, 2015 5:04 pm

Cerrone: “I’ll Get That Belt. This Is The Year”

Donald Cerrone has been on a tear, a tear that Cowboy plans on riding into his UFC Fight Night Boston matchup against Ben Henderson this Sunday, which he took on 10 days notice. Cerrone has already gone to battle against Henderson twice before, both fights coming under the WEC banner. The first fight was in...

Jan 11, 2015 9:16 am

Jose Aldo Set To Host UFC Fight Night Boston Weigh-in Q&A

UFC featherweight champion will play host to a fan Q&A this Saturday, January 17th, in Boston before Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver hit the scales along with the rest of the fighters on the card. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) with Aldo’s Q&A starting at 11 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET),...

Jan 11, 2015 8:05 am

UFC Ban In Germany Lifted

Good news for UFC fans in Germany! The ban, which has lasted nearly 5 years has officially been lifted by the Administrative Court in Munich. The ban was put into effect in 2010 when the Bavarian State Media Authority (BLM) deemed the UFC “illegitimate”. Following the ban, Zuffa filed a lawsuit against BLM, and nearly...

Jan 11, 2015 7:35 am

Cormier’s Drug Test Shows Abnormal Hormone Levels

Last week the MMA world was abuzz with talk as it was revealed not only did UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones test positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, but also tested with an unusually low T/E ratio. Surprisingly, his opponent for his UFC 182 ‘Bad Blood’ scrap, Daniel Cormier, also tested with a...

Jan 10, 2015 1:15 pm

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight bout between two of the UFC’s elite is reportedly in the works for the their upcoming return to Montreal in April. Multiple reports are indicating that both Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard have agreed to fight, however the UFC is stopping short of announcing this bout as official. UFC 186 is set to go...

Jan 10, 2015 12:22 pm

POSTER! “UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort”

UFC officials have released the official poster for February’s “UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort” event. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Feb. 28. In the co-main event Ronda Rousey defends her title against the undefeated Cat Zingano.

Jan 10, 2015 12:18 pm

Manager to NSAC: ‘Jon Jones can do coke, but this girl can’t take a flower?’

Yesterday we learned that UFC bantamweight fighter, Ashley Evans-Smith will likely be suspended, following an NSAC hearing on Monday, for using a banned substance to help her lose weight. She denies the allegations, however, the NSAC’s rulings, and drug tests are rarely overturned. The fighter manager fired off at the NSAC, through MMAFighting.com: “All her...